Magnus Kimura
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B-26: The Marauder Strikes!

The B-26 has arrived in the European Theater of Operations. It has now joined the B-17, B-24 and the Lancaster over the skies of war torn Europe...Martin B-26 Marauder: The Wingless Wonder was the name of a variant of Avalon Hill's B-17: Queen of the Skies solitaire boardgame. A draft of B-26 was available for play testing which used the B-17: Queen of the Skies rules and B-17 was needed to play. Everything has changed since then, and B-26: The Marauder Strikes! has completly new mechanics and…See More
Jun 29, 2019

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
Steve Dixon invited me to B-29, but I have visited other consim message boards. Can't remember how I found them, but I think it was through the 30th Bomb Wing.
Your favorite game(s):
B-17: Queen of the Skies, Hornet Leader, Patton's Best, Squad Leader (Cross of Iron, Crescendo of Doom, Anvil of Victory), Richthofen's War, B-29 Superfortress. And don't forget Magic: The Gathering and KULT - the card game.
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Solitaire, I have no one else to play with.
What game(s) have you played recently?
B-17; B-29; The Hunters; Silent War; Mage Wars
How big is your game collection?
Those listed above plus Ambush, Air Force and Platoon. I also have a bunch of old role-playing games.
Website:
http://magnuskimura.se/games/b29/30bw/781bg/900bs/Victoria.html

If you'd like to test fly B-26, please send me a message. There are three positions open for brave play-testers!

The B-26 has arrived in the European Theater of Operations. It has now joined the B-17, B-24 and the Lancaster over the skies of war torn Europe...

Martin B-26 Marauder: The Wingless Wonder was the name of a variant of Avalon Hill's B-17: Queen of the Skies solitaire boardgame. A draft of B-26 was available for play testing which used the B-17: Queen of the Skies rules and B-17 was needed to play. Everything has changed since then, and B-26: The Marauder Strikes! has completly new mechanics and is a stand alone game. It is a solitaire game set on board a Martin B-26 Marauder medium bomber during World War Two in the European Theater of Opearations from July 1943 until the end of the war in May 1945. 

Players familiar with B-17: Queen of the Skies or B-29 Superfortress: Bombers over Japanrecognize the mechanics used in B-26In some ways it can be quicker to play a mission, but at the same time it can seem to be "dice-ee-er" than its companions. B-26 is, with its advanced and optional guidelines, deep, detailed and complex, but still as easy to play as B-17 or B-29 with its basic system which is similar to the mechanics in B-17 or B-29.

Planned add-ons: Low-level missions, 22nd Bomb Group - Marauders from Oz, 319th Bomb Group - Invaders from Okinawa, A-26 Invader, A-20 Havoc... and more. Go to http://www.themarauderstrikes.magnuskimura.se/ for more information.

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At 10:34pm on December 29, 2008, Todd H. Beckman said…
Magnus:

I am looking for the rules update for B-29. What is the user ID and password for the variant page for the 30th Bomb group. I am looking for the updated rules for the game.
 
 
 

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